This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly regarded and successful investigation team at South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils.
As an Investigation Officer you will be responsible for undertaking dedicated fraud prevention, detection and investigation activities within South Oxfordshire District Council and Vale of White Horse District Council, or other partnership authorities.
Fraud Investigation Officer Responsibilities:
- You will be conducting comprehensive investigations into suspected and potential fraud cases in accordance with best practice and all applicable legislation.
- This will involve you working closely with colleagues across the council as well as other investigative agencies.
- You will also perform a range of due diligence activities, supporting service areas across the council. This will require you to effectively manage your own workload whilst working to tight deadlines.
- Whilst you will be primarily based at Milton Park or Crowmarsh Gifford, your duties will require you to be out and about in the districts undertaking enquiries as part of your investigative and due diligence activities.
Fraud Investigation Officer Requirements:
You will have a recognised counter fraud or investigation qualification, e.g. Accredited Counter Fraud Specialist, Professionalism in Security (PINS), NVQ level 3 or 4 in investigations or at least three years' experience working in a counter fraud or similar investigative environment.
You must possess thorough technical knowledge of criminal law and procedure, especially POCA, PACE, RIPA, CPIA and demonstrate practical application.
About South Oxfordshire District Council:
South Oxfordshire District Council and Vale of White Horse District Council are forward thinking local authorities, based in one of the most attractive areas of the country.
Location: Milton Park, Oxfordshire
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Salary: £29,687 - £35,077 per annum
You may have experience of the following: Financial Investigator, Asset Confiscation, AML, Money Laundering, Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, Financial Investigator and Confiscator, Fraud Investigator, Counter Fraud Officer, Fraud Prevention, etc.